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Majority of patients able to measure own IOP in study

10:30 EDT 5 Sep 2017 | Healio

A study found 73% of patients were successfully able to use a rebound tonometer to perform self-tonometry and obtain an IOP reading within 5 mm Hg of a clinician.This observational study included both eyes of 100 patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Patients went through a short training session on the correct method of measuring their own IOP. Each patient received a three-item questionnaire to measure perceptions of self-tonometry.

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